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Alabaster; broken and mended; copper stain on one end.

Provenance

Giza, tomb G 4733 E. February 1914, excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition. (Accession Date: January 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Djedkare Isesi, 2381–2353 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2825

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

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